Effective Education for Disaster Risk Reduction - Learning Matters.
Save the Children has recently published a global study entitled: "Protect A Generation Report: The impact of COVID-19 on children". It is based on a global survey to understand the impact that COVID-19 has had on children and their families, and to hear directly from children themselves. The survey is the largest and most comprehensive of its kind – capturing the voices of over 25,000 children, parents and caregivers from 37 countries.
You can access the…
Added by Justin Sharpe on September 20, 2020 at 18:59 — No Comments
This collection, made possible with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, focuses on many aspects of children and disaster. The short, easy-to-read articles condense recent research findings to help those working in the field stay current on topics related to children—how they are vulnerable, how caregivers and emergency managers can…Continue
Added by Justin Sharpe on September 6, 2019 at 13:44 — No Comments
The following news story has come from NHK, the Japanese TV station which broadcasts via satellite in English, but is an important step and a warning about the dangers of ignoring safety messages!
The education board in Ishinomaki City, northeastern Japan has admitted responsibility and apologized for the large number of deaths among students at the Okawa Elementary School in last year's tsunami.Continue
70 of the school's 108 students were killed in the March 11th…
Added by Justin Sharpe on January 24, 2012 at 9:42 — No Comments
It's B-A-C-K ! ! !
Add YOUR blog about what you have found to work in your school, college or organisation for disaster risk reduction and WIN! Post your…Continue
Added by Justin Sharpe on October 19, 2011 at 9:42 — No Comments
Here is a great resource I found on Save the Children Website. It is also available in Thai, where it was carried out as an education project and would certainly be a lot of fun to carry out with very young children who make puppet shows as well as maps and go-bags and seems to be a great way of involving the whole community in being better prepared!
Added by Justin Sharpe on May 16, 2011 at 10:17 — No Comments
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